Olivia Reingold is the Tribal Issues Correspondent for Yellowstone Public Radio. She was previously a producer for Georgia Public Broadcasting and participated in the NPR program, “Next Generation Radio.” She graduated from Columbia Journalism School, where she reported on opioids and the 12-step recovery program, Narcotics Anonymous. She’s from Washington D.C. and is particularly interested in covering addiction. She likes to sew, just don’t ask her to follow a pattern.
The highly regulated medication for opioid addiction has to be taken every day, otherwise patients risk a painful withdrawal. Normally, doses have to be picked up from a treatment center.
A new federal task force is looking at why Native American women disappear and are killed at rates far beyond whites. Activists welcome the attention but are skeptical that change will come.
The public had its first and only chance to meet with State Department officials about a new environmental analysis of the Keystone XL pipeline this week. Some protesters drove hours to attend.